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Release Name: 8.0+beta1
This release is the first beta version of the next major release of openvas-libraries. It will be part of the upcoming "OpenVAS-8". Main new features and other changes of 8.0 compared to 7.0 include the new redis-based backend for the Knowldge Base (KB) and support for OpenVAS Scanner Protocol (OSP). Many thanks to everyone who has contributed this release: Hani Benhabiles, Henri Doreau, Michael Meyer, Matthew Mundell, Timo Pollmeier, Jan-Oliver Wagner and Michael Wiegand.
Main changes compared to 7.0.x: * Changed the kowledge base (KB) backend to a redis-based one. This adds the mandatory prerequisite for the library hiredis. * Made libssh a mandatory prerequisite. * Added support functions for new OpenVAS Scanner Potocol (OSP). * Improved password policy warning handling. * New option "-B" for command line tool "openvas-nasl" to make the script run in description mode first. * Dropped the public key part for SSH credentials as it is redundant. * Dropped support for OMP rcfile. * Dropped support for target locators. * Dropped support for pausing scan tasks. * Improved support of server connections including TLS part (GNUTLS). * Various little fixes and extensions. * Comprehensive code-cleanups.